Faith-Based Settings

Strategy 3
Large faith-based organizations should institutionalize physical activity promotion programs for their employees. (FBS-3)

TACTICS:

Support the promotion of physical activity programs within faith-based organizations as a worksite wellness and community health promotion activity. (FBS-3.1)

Objective:

  • By 2020, the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance* will identify best practices for faith-based organizations to promote physical activity among employees.

Communicate with clergy and lay leaders regarding the importance of inclusive physical activity promotion as a component of employee wellness programs.  (FBS-3.2)

Objective:

  • By 2020, disseminate best practices for faith-based organizations to promote physical activity among employees through the clearinghouse.

Support clerical training programs that train leaders who will be prepared to see the value of and advocate for physical activity planning in their faith-based organizations. (FBS-3.3)

Objective:

  • By 2020, identify collaborations with the Education sector to support the inclusion of physical activity in faith-based organizations.                           

Provide seed grants for faith-based organizations to design and implement physical activity and other health promotion initiatives. (FBS-3.4)

Objective:

  •  By 2020, the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance* will identify resources to assist faith-based organizations in seeking funding for physical activity programs.

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